Interviews

Maintenance: Technical issues should not be politicised—Capt. Mshelia

  Captain Ibrahim Mshelia is Chief Executive Officer at West Link Airlines Limited. In this interview with The Travelport, he speaks about the activities of Civil Aviation Authorities, aircraft fleet age and bares his mind on other safety issues, among other things. Excerpts:   Aviation sector over-regulated? Aviation cannot be over regulated, aviation has a process, it is one of ...

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Duty waiver on GSE will save Ground Handling companies huge money–Agboarumi, SAHCO MD

  Basil Agboarumi is Managing Director, Skyway Aviation Handling Company (SAHCO) PLC. In this interview with SADE WILLIAMS, he speaks on how the company has fared one year after the lockdown, challenges facing ground handling operations in Nigeria and why ground handling companies should enjoy same same benefits such as waiver of custom duty on imported Ground Support Equipment (GSE), ...

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Air Peace CEO: Why we’re re-fleeting with brand new jets

    Barrister ALLEN ONYEMA is CEO/Chairman, Air Peace. In this interview monitored on Channels TV by the publisher of The Travelport, SADE WILLIAMS, he speaks about the ongoing acquisition of brand new Embraer jets, the need to make Forex available to airlines and why the airline is growing fast, among others Excerpts:   What informed your change of some ...

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Airlines need continued Govt support to survive—Capt. Ilegbodu

    Captain Roy Ilegbodu is CEO, Arik Air. In this interview with Aviation Correspondents, he expressed appreciation for the N5 billion stimulus package by Federal government. He bares his mind on Aviation fuel, runway lights and other issues, especially Forex, which has greatly affected airline operations in Nigeria. Excerpts:     N5 billion stimulus package   What I would say ...

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COVID-19: Airlines Are Facing Economic Challenges All Over The World—NCAA DG

  Captain Musa Nuhu is Director General, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). In this interview with aviation Correspondents at a Gateway Forum, where Thetravelport.com.ng was present, he speaks on the authority’s autonomy, airlines’ financial health status, impact of Covid-19 on the sector and Government’s plans, among others. Exerpts:   Perception about NCAA’s Autonomy Yes, NCAA has autonomy in terms of ...

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